Zen in the Mettaverse: How a 400-Year-Old Buddhist Temple is Evolving in Response to Modern Japanese Suffering
Manifesting connection and compassion in a digital world
Prof. Gereon Kopf reflects on years of teaching about Japanese Buddhism as he embarks on the arduous Shikoku Pilgrimage
Alleged vandalism has prompted greater diligence from Buddhist temple staff as global tourism rebounds from the COVID-19 pandemic
An extended article in a Japanese business weekly highlights an interconnected and inexorable nexus of factors for Buddhism’s ongoing decline
How a new entry by Japan into UNESCO’s Memory of the World register demonstrates Buddhism’s uniting power and potential for Asian countries
Jules Shuzen Harris Roshi was a beloved American Zen teacher in the White Plum lineage which combined the Soto and Rinzai traditions of Buddhism
Soka Gakkai President Calls On G7 Leaders for Commitment to “No First Use” of Nuclear Weapons and Resolution to War in Ukraine
Soka Gakkai International (SGI) president Daisaku Ikeda, has called on G7 leaders to take the lead in talks toward “No First Use” of nuclear weapons.
Jodo Shinshu Buddhists in Hawai’i celebrate Buddha Day with a recounting of the Buddha’s previous lives
The award recognizes Wu’s scholarly contribution in the past as well as his potential to broaden human knowledge in the future.